Meaning and name origin
Sacoya \s(a)-co-ya\ as a girl's name is of Cherokee origin, and the meaning of Sacoya is "sparrow". Sacoya is a variant of Sequoia (Cherokee); tree name: the giant redwood tree named for a Cherokee Indian of the early 19th century who invented a system for writing down the Cherokee language. A given name for baby girls which is only scarcely used.
Sacoya is not a popular first name for females and an equally uncommon surname or last name for all people (Source: 2000 U.S. Population Census).
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Sacoya and its variant forms. The only popular variation form ranked in the Top 1000/100 is Sequoia. (Source: 2014 Birth Name Statistics).